Definition of Acid Rain in English :

Define Acid Rain in English

Acid Rain meaning in English

Meaning of Acid Rain in English

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Acid Rain pronunciation in English

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Acid Rain

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Noun

1. acid precipitation, acid rain

rain containing acids that form in the atmosphere when industrial gas emissions (especially sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxides) combine with water

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Acid Rain

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noun
rain that contains a high concentration of pollutants, chiefly sulphur dioxide and nitrogen oxide, released into the atmosphere by the burning of fossil fuels such as coal or oil

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Acid Rain

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rain or other precipitation with a high concentration of acids produced by sulfur dioxide, nitrogen dioxide, and other such gases that result from the combustion of fossil fuels: it has a destructive effect on plant and aquatic life, buildings, etc.

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Acid Rain

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n.
Acid precipitation falling as rain.

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